Price volatility, overcapacity, credit restrictions and trade barriers among issues facing long steel industry, but positive signs from global economy

The 69th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Istanbul, Turkey on September 22-24, 2013. There were 120 producer representatives amongst the 407 registered delegates from 49 different countries. Kim Marti was named as Chairman of IREPAS, replacing Ugur Dalbeler. Ioannis Meimaroglu, Chairman of the Raw Materials Suppliers’ Committee, confirmed that a record high number of 42 representatives attended... Read More

IREPAS 30th-year awards

Of the many deserving long-term contributors to the IREPAS community, several were awarded plaques at the gala dinner held at the 69th meeting, which marked the 30th anniversary of the foundation of IREPAS.  Read More

Kim Marti is named as Chairman of IREPAS

Kim Marti, Commercial Director of Celsa International, is named as the Chairman of IREPAS on the first day of the 69th IREPAS Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.  Marti replaces Ugur Dalbeler, CEO of Colakoglu Metalurji A.S., who has been Chairman of IREPAS since 2003. Kim Marti has been working for Celsa Group since 1990 in different commercial roles. Among the most recent of these roles was Commercial Director of Celsa UK 2003-2008, after which he... Read More

The programme of the 69th IREPAS Meeting

September 22nd, Sunday 13:00 – 19:00      Registration desk opens at the lobby 19:00 – 23:00      Welcome Cocktail at Swissotel The Bosphorous   September 23rd, Monday 09:00 – 10:00     Registration desk opens at the conference area 09:30 – 12:30     IREPAS Committee Meetings 09:30 – 11:15     Wire Rod & Rebar Suppliers Committee (by invitation only) 09:30 – 11:15     Billet Suppliers Committee... Read More

The 69th Irepas Meeting Programme was announced

September 22nd, Sunday 13:00 – 19:00      Registration desk opens at the lobby 19:00 – 23:00      Welcome Cocktail at Swissotel The Bosphorus   September 23rd, Monday 09:00 – 10:00     Registration desk opens at the conference area   09:30 – 12:30     IREPAS Committee Meetings 09:30 – 11:15     Wire Rod & Rebar Suppliers Committee (by invitation only) 09:30 – 11:15     Billet Suppliers Committee... Read More

The 69th IREPAS Meeting will be held in Istanbul

Our 69th meeting will mark the 30th anniversary of IREPAS, and will be held from September 22nd to 24th, 2013 at the Swissôtel in Istanbul, Turkey in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Fall’13 Conference. You may find all other details and confirm your participation here Istanbul is a pretty busy destination. Therefore we recommend you to register and book your accommodation as soon as possible.  Read More

Istanbul meeting was a huge success: 520 attended

Our 58th IREPAS meeting held at the Swissotel The Bosphorous in Istanbul, from 6th to 8th of April 2008, along with the SteelOrbis Spring 2008 Conference was a huge success. A record high total of 520 attendees registered and showed up for the meeting, and participated the committee discussions. The welcome cocktail party which took place at the fantastic Rahmi Koc Museum located at the shores of Golden Horn, hosted an international steel sculpture... Read More

Our 58th meeting will be held in Istanbul on Apr 6th to 8th, 2008

The 58th IREPAS meeting will be held at the Swissotel The Bosphorous in Istanbul, from 6th to 8th of April 2008, along with the SteelOrbis Spring 2008 Conference. Please kindly confirm your participation at www.irepas.com/general/meetingApplication.aspx, if you are a registered member. If you are not a registered member, please first register yourself on www.irepas.com , then confirm your participation. You may find all relevant information regarding... Read More

58th IREPAS meeting will be in Istanbul

IREPAS chairman Mr Ugur Dalbeler has announced that our 58th meeting will be held in Istanbul most probably in April 2008, along with SteelOrbis Spring’08 Conference. There will also be an exhibition of steel sculptures organized by Fundaçion Villacero, taking place in conjunction with our next meeting. Fourteen artists from fourteen different countries (12 from EuroAsia and 2 from Latin America) will be exhibiting their artworks made by using... Read More

Future is difficult to predict

During the 49th Irepas meeting traders have stated that future is difficult to predict. However, a stable environment is expected where in one hand prices of HBI, DRI, scrap, coke are showing a rising trend but on the other hand customers are reluctant to accept price increases on products. Despite difficulties in the market, traders are having the understanding that an increase in international prices is required.  Read More

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